Malakal, 09 December, 2021 / 9:15 pm (ACI Africa).
Pope Francis has reached out to the people of God affected by floods in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Malakal with an additional donation of US$30,000.00.
A Thursday, December 9 report by Vatican News indicates that “another 30,000 US dollars were recently sent by Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, Almoner of the Office of Papal Charities, further expressing the Pope's closeness to the people of South Sudan throughout this serious humanitarian emergency.”
“This comes in addition to the 75,000 US dollars already sent by the Pope last October,” the report further indicates.
In the report, “The Chargé d'Affaires of the Vatican Nunciature in South Sudan, Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac has conveyed Pope Francis' closeness to the struggling nation with a gift of 30,000 US dollars for the people of the Diocese of Malakal.”
“This closeness was concretized on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, when Bishop Stephen Nyodho Ador Majwok, accompanied by the Vatican Nunciature's chargé d'affaires in South Sudan, Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac, brought comfort through prayer and various urgently needed items to the stricken population,” the report further indicates.